Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth and Fortune. An Introduction

By: Devdutt Pattanaik

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Lakshmi, the goddess of material abundance, affluence, authority and auspiciousness, is the most popular goddess of the Hindu pantheon. An understanding of her helps one appreciate the Hindu attitude towards wealth and power. This book brings together:Stories of the goddess compiled from Vedas, Puranas, Tantras and folk narrativesOver 200 images from different parts of India, from different times, each in a different styleSymbols associated with fertility that are an integral part of Lakshmi worship Explanation of her attributes and her enigmatic association with demons and the nether regionsDescription of rituals, temples, and festivals dedicated to herePhilosophical and metaphysical thoughts that make her worship significant even in modern times108 names of the goddess that hold the promise of material fulfillmentText and simple translation of Kanakadhara (inflowing gold) Stotra of Adi Shankaracharya. Printed Pages: 118.

Title: Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth and Fortune. An Introduction

Author Name: Devdutt Pattanaik

Categories: India, Hinduism, Religion,

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Vakils, Feffer and Simons Ltd:

ISBN: 8184620195

ISBN 13: 9788184620191

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Size: 23 x 29 Cm

Seller ID: 001587

Keywords: Indian Gods Lakshmi Laxmi